Re: 2.1.103 spin loop in aha1542, jiffies not being incremented

Keith Owens (
Sat, 23 May 1998 18:59:56 +1000

On Sat, 23 May 1998 02:54:12 +0200 (CEST),
MOLNAR Ingo <> wrote:
>On Sat, 23 May 1998, Keith Owens wrote:
>> With ncr53c8xx first, it spins in aha1542_test_port, on the two lines
>> i = jiffies + 2;
>> while (i>jiffies);
>does it fix the bug if try this one?:
> udelay(2*10*1000);

That fixed it. Strange that the old code worked if 1542 was probed
first. OTOH this is SMP and it could be timing dependent.

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